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Report: Danny Ainge overruled Celtics coaching staff on Carmelo Anthony trade

Carmelo Anthony reportedly could have been a Boston Celtic back in February if it weren’t for Danny Ainge.According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, the Celtics’ coaching staff wanted the team to acquire Anthony at February’s trade deadline, but were ultimately overruled by general manager Ainge. Forward Jae Crowder was coveted by the New York Knicks in the initial talks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge talks playoffs on Toucher and Rich, says he's confident Celtics will battle back in series

Danny Ainge was on Toucher and Rich this morning to face the heat for the Celtics 0-2 hole. He says he is confident the team will battle back. Ainge also touched on Marcus Smart's Game 2 drama.
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago

Glen Davis: Ray Allen should be invited to 2008 Celtics reunion

Glen Davis is the latest member of the 2007-08 Celtics to speak out against Ray Allen’s exclusion from reunion festivities.In an appearance on FOX Sports 1’s “Undisputed” on Friday, Davis said that he believes Allen should be included in the planned 10-year anniversary celebration for the team’s 2008 championship.“Yes, Ray should be invited to the reunion,” said the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Ainge ‘surprised’ Allen was snubbed by ex-Celtics teammates

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is willing to let bygones be bygones, and he’s curious why some of his former players won’t do the same.In his weekly appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich” on Thursday, Ainge admitted to some surprise that ex-Celtics guard Ray Allen was being snubbed by his old teammates.“I was surprised,” said Ainge, per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/17: On this date the Montreal Shamrocks won the Cup

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow. Happy birthday to Danny Ainge, John Smiley, Tyrone Hill, Mia Hamm, Andrew Ference and Kyle Korver. On this date in 1900 the Montreal Shamrocks swept the Halifax Crescents...
Via Yardbarker
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Explains Why Celtics Didn’t Fill Rebounding Need At Trade Deadline

Danny Ainge had some questions to answer after the NBA trade deadline. The Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations held his cards Thursday, declining to deal for a star player like Jimmy Butler or Paul George or add a rebounding big man like Andrew Bogut or Nerlens Noel. That Ainge didn’t make a single move is puzzling, given the Celtics’ weakness on the boards and...
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Says Adding Players Can Sometimes Mess Up Team Chemistry

The 2017 NBA trade deadline came and went, and the Boston Celtics are staying put. After there were rumors that the Celtics were gearing up for a blockbuster trade, neither Jimmy Butler nor Paul George will be making their way to Boston. However, despite the trade deadline having passed by, that doesn’t mean the Celtics can’t make additions to their roster. As part of the trade...
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge opens up about why Celtics didn’t make a trade before deadline

After weeks of speculation that the Boston Celtics would acquire a superstar at the trade deadline, Thursday came and went with the Celtics doing absolutely nothing, not even a small trade for depth.Boston’s roster remains as is, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, the Celtics are in second place in the Eastern Conference, so they must be doing something right.But...
Via The Sports Daily
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Hints At Celtics’ Trade Deadline Plan: Not Seeking ‘Rent-A-Player’

Surprise, surprise: The Boston Celtics once again are in the thick of NBA trade deadline talks. The Celtics are in pretty good shape ahead of the league’s Feb. 23 deadline, sitting second in the Eastern Conference despite the absences of Avery Bradley and Jaylen Brown. They also own a host of trade assets, meaning the pressure is back on president of basketball operations Danny...
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge won't rule out Paul Pierce having his job some day

The Truth can pretty much write his own ticket.Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was asked this week about Paul Pierce possibly assuming a role with the organization upon retiring after this season. Ainge couldn’t say for sure what the future holds for the Celtics legend, but it’s clear Pierce will have no shortage of options once his playing days...
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

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